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Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall

121 Prospect St., Bellingham, WA



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Travelogue: Mother and Daughter Explore Central and Eastern Europe


Nicole Oliver and Chloe Fearing spent 16 days in September and October of 2017 exploring Prague, Krakow, Levoca, Kosice, Eger and Budapest. Their trip was intentionally balanced between city and countryside, with an emphasis on seeing historic sites, frugality, and getting the most out of each day and each location. Learn more about their trip through slides and stories. Light refreshments served.


• Thu 1/18/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Art Auction Gala Presented by Peoples Bank

Benefit/Fundraiser, Auction

Join us to launch the New Year with our annual art auction and gala evening. Tickets are available on


• Fri 1/19/18 at - 5:30 PM

Discovering Dragonflies


Did you know that dragonflies and damselflies have excellent vision, but canít hear; have six legs, but can't walk; are fierce predators of other insects, but are harmless to humans? Retired Professor James Walker, "Dragonfly Whisperer," is credited with the discovery of the Splash-Dunk/Spin-Dry behavior in the Paddle-tailed Darner. Donít miss Jim's engaging presentation on the amazing and unusual behavior of dragonflies and damselflies of the Pacific Coast.


• Tue 1/23/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum


Join experts from North Cascades Audubon Society in the John M. Edson Hall of Birds. In addition to displays of more than 500 mounted birds, the exhibit provides opportunities to learn about migration, conservation, birds in peril, and the importance of studying bird specimens today. The exhibit provides a variety of interactives, including video and audio files, and hands-on activities for children. All ages welcome.


• Sun 1/28/18 at 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Hidden In The Bundle: A Look Inside The Whatcom Museumís Basketry Collection

Art Show

Hidden in the Bundle features a selection of baskets from the Whatcom Museumís extensive Native American and First Nations collection, representing different eras and cultures and highlighting the unique and unexpected.


• Sat 2/3/18 - Sun 5/6/18 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM